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A Reading Course in Homeric Greek (2 vols.)

by Schoder, Raymond V., Horrigan, Vincent C., Edwards, Leslie Collins

Focus Publishing, R. Pullins 2005–2008

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A Reading Course in Homeric Greek (2 vols.)
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Overview

These volumes provide students with a comprehensive introduction to Homeric Greek grammar and extensive exercises from Homeric texts for accelerated reading proficiency. Revised editions of the well-respected text by Fr. Schoder and Fr. Horrigan, these two volumes of A Reading Course in Homeric Greek contain everything you need to begin reading the Homeric classics. Book 1 provides 120 lessons on the orthography, phonetics, morphology, and syntax of Homeric Greek with exercises and readings for immediate application and reinforcement. Book 2 advances your competency in Homeric Greek with extended texts from the Iliad with thematic commentary, grammatical notes, and an appendix on reading Homer rhythmically. Immerse yourself in the classical world through Homeric literature with these foundational texts.

In the Logos editions, these resources are enhanced by amazing functionality. Pull up these lessons as you read Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey and Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns and Homerica. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Tablet and mobile apps let you read and learn on the go. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place so you get the most out of your study.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive introduction to Homeric Greek
  • Reinforcing exercises
  • Greek-English vocabulary list
  • Extensive readings from Homeric texts

Praise for the Print Edition

Leslie Edwards’ A Reading Course in Homeric Greek captures the spirit of the original Schoder and Horrigan text while serving the needs of today’s audience. It’s simply Homerically delightful.

—Susan Setnik, lecturer in classics, Tufts University

Individual Titles

A Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Book 1

  • Edition: 3rd Revised
  • Publisher: Focus Publishing
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Pages: 448

A Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Book 1, provides a comprehensive introduction to Homeric Greek with a focus on reading Homeric texts. This volume includes 120 lessons on the orthography, phonetics, morphology, and syntax of Homeric Greek. Readings from Homer begin after the first 10 lessons in the book for immediate application. Honor work, appendixes, and vocabularies are included, along with review exercises and answer keys for each chapter. This volume also includes an additional 60 supplemental Homeric readings for sustained immersion.

A Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Book 2

  • Edition: 3rd Revised
  • Publisher: Focus Publishing
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Pages: 132

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6

Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Book 2, presents Books 6 and 12 of the Iliad in their entirety. Each lesson is a passage consisting of 10 to 25 lines of text. Each lesson also includes a memorization list of frequently found words, thematic commentary in shaded boxes, and expanded and revised grammatical notes. The text also includes a Greek-English vocabulary list, a summary of Homeric Greek grammar, and an appendix on reading Homer rhythmically.

Product Details

  • Title: A Reading Course in Homeric Greek
  • Author: Leslie Edwards
  • Edition: 3rd Revised
  • Publisher: Focus Publishing
  • Volumes: 2
  • Pages: 580

About Leslie Edwards

Leslie Edwards is a lecturer of classical literature and languages at the University of California in San Diego with research interests in Greek literature and Greek education.